Thursday, January 22, 2009

Virus or Worm Attack in January 2009

A virus or worm attack which know as either "Downadup" or "Conficker" had infected 9 million PCs. So please go to the following article to check the details of this virus or worm. Here are some brief details about it:

Summary

Win32/Conficker is a worm that infects other computers across a network by exploiting a vulnerability in the Windows Server service (SVCHOST.EXE). If the vulnerability is successfully exploited, it could allow remote code execution when file sharing is enabled. Depending on the specific variant, it may also spread via removable drives and by exploiting weak passwords. It disables several important system services and security products and downloads arbitrary files.
Microsoft strongly recommends that users apply the update referred to in Security Bulletin MS08-067 immediately.
Microsoft also recommends that users ensure that their network passwords are strong to prevent this worm from spreading via weak administrator passwords. More information is available here.

Symptoms

System Changes
The following system changes may indicate the presence of this malware:
  • The following services are disabled or fail to run:
  • Windows Security Center Service
    Windows Update Auto Update Service
    Background Intelligence Transfer Service
    Windows Defender
    Error Reporting Service
    Windows Error Reporting Service
  • Some accounts may be locked out due to the following registry modification, which may flood the network with connections:
  • HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Tcpip\Parameters
    "TcpNumConnections" = "0x00FFFFFE"
  • Users may not be able to connect to websites or online services that contain the following strings:
  • virus
    spyware
    malware
    rootkit
    defender
    microsoft
    symantec
    norton
    mcafee
    trendmicro
    sophos
    panda
    etrust
    networkassociates
    computerassociates
    f-secure
    kaspersky
    jotti
    f-prot
    nod32
    eset
    grisoft
    drweb
    centralcommand
    ahnlab
    esafe
    avast
    avira
    quickheal
    comodo
    clamav
    ewido
    fortinet
    gdata
    hacksoft
    hauri
    ikarus
    k7computing
    norman
    pctools
    prevx
    rising
    securecomputing
    sunbelt
    emsisoft
    arcabit
    cpsecure
    spamhaus
    castlecops
    threatexpert
    wilderssecurity
    windowsupdate

Thursday, January 8, 2009

What's Hot in 2009 Dialogue


An event hosted by Cradle Investment Programme:

Event Info:

Dear Friends,

Ever wonder what makes one business more appealing than another?

Cradle Investment Programme (CIP), in collaboration with Malaysia Entrepreneurs, is assembling a panel of industry experts to analyze emerging trends and technologies in 2009. These experts will be discussing the challenges and opportunities for entrepreneurs who want to be successful in a volatile market.

Grab this opportunity to learn about:

• What drives your consumers’ behaviour ,
• The market’s influence on purchasing power for businesses,
• The effects of the current economic climate on you and your business,
• Cutting edge research that are being done by our universities,
• Criteria for success in 2009

As Alan Kay once said, "The best way to predict the future is to invent it".

Come join us for this “Hot Session”…

For registration, please fill in the attached registration form and submit to Siti at (siti@cradle.com.my). Registration is on a first come first serve basis, so hurry and register today as seats are limited!

Thank you and we look forward to seeing you there!


Time & Place:

Date:
Monday, January 12, 2009
Time:
10:00am - 1:00pm
Location:
Plug & Play Technology Garden
Street:
Suite 7.01, Level 7, the Gardens South Tower


Contact Info
Phone:
60321664730
Email:

Monday, January 5, 2009

MIRC Micro Financing Expo 2009


Another good event by MIRC ... below is the details of the programs:

Target Audience: Micro businesses and SOHO businesses

Micro-enterprises are defined as business entities with less than five full time employees and annual sales of less than RM250,000. This covers a wide spectrum of small traders, hawkers, small office home office (SOHO), ICT businesses, services, retailers, farmers and small manufacturers.

FREE ADMISSION!

Languages: Mandarin, Bahasa Malaysia, English & Tamil

Objectives:

i. To increase awareness amongst micro businesses and SOHO businesses of Micro Financing and its options available in the market.
ii. To provide a platform for micro businesses and SOHO businesses to enquire, consult and apply for Micro Financing packages available in the market to boost the national economy.

Time and Place
Date: Monday, January 12, 2009
Time: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Location: KLSCCCI, Seng Peng Hall, Ground Floor, Wisma Chinese Chamber
Street: Jalan Ampang
City/Town: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia


TIME PROPOSED ITINERARY
9.00am Registration
9.30am Welcoming Address
By YB Dato’ Kong Cho Ha, Deputy Minister of Finance
9.40am Opening Address & Launch of MIRC Micro Financing Expo
By YB Dato’ Seri Ong Tee Keat, Minister of Transport
10.00am Overview of Micro Financing
Bank Negara Malaysia
11.00am Micro Financing Application Workshop
(Language: Mandarin)
12.00pm Micro Financing Application Workshop
(Language: Bahasa Malaysia)
1.00pm Lunch
2.00pm Micro Financing Application Workshop
(Language: English)
3.00pm Micro Financing Application Workshop
(Language: Tamil)
4.00pm Consultation & Enquiries
5.00pm End

Micro Financing Expo will be held concurrently.





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